THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: STEVE AND RUDY SALAS TALK ABOUT THEIR HIT “TOGETHER,” EL ZOCOTROCO LOOKS AT WHAT A TENNESSEE PLAN MEANS FOR PUERTO RICO, SAL BALDENEGRO ON THE “MAS” VICTORY AND ARPAIO PARDON AND SEPTEMBER IS HATCH CHILE MONTH–CHECK OUT THE VIDEOS!
What up, you crazy Latinopians! This week we continue with our month-long look at the dynamic duo of Steve and Rudy Salas, founders of the legendary Eastside band, Tierra. This week, the brothers look at how their national hit, “Together” came about and the impact on their lives. Our regular blogger Sal Baldenegro examines the success of the court ruling on Mexican American Studies and it’s impact, all under the shadow of President Trump’s pardoning of convicted criminal Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Also this week, Jose Umpierre’s Burundanga Boricua blog looks at the proposed Tennessee plan for Puerto Rico and reminds us of past victories over seeming insurmountable odds.
And in celebration of wonderful Hatch chile, churning in roasters across Aztlan, check out these videos: La Pelada and Chile Capital of the World.